Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo
Nigeria Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo who has been visiting camps of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs in the North east as well as paying sympathy visits to victims and survivors of Boko Haram insurgency raised alarm on Thursday that the insurgent group is planning to bomb his residence.
Osinbajo disclosed on Thursday that security reports have uncovered plot by insurgents to bomb his house in an address at themeeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) which he chaired. at the State House, Abuja, Osinbajo said the insurgents plot includes use of scavengers to plant the bombs.
A resolution of the meeting made available to journalists however was not specific on which of the residence of the VP is being targeted by the terrorists.
The resolution was circulated by the council secretariat after the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has briefed journalists.
Ambode was joined in the briefing by three other states’ governors namely — Solomon Lalong (Plateau), Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi) and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu).
The VP official residence in Abuja is highly secured by security agencies and off limits to scavengers.
The resolution of the meeting, however, did not detail the exact house of the Vice-President being targeted by the terrorists as his official residence at the Aso Rock Vill
“The Vice-President regretted that the insurgency has affected the economic life of the north east and the country as a whole.
“He called for the Council to speak as a teem to put pressure on the Service Chiefs to increase their effort in fighting insurgency.
“There should be increase in sensitization and education channels like radio, television.
“The Vice President also disclosed that security reports has it that scavengers are now being prepared by insurgents to dump refuse laden with bombs in the house of the Vice-President,” it was stated in the resolution.
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Source:: PM Newspaper